Matthew Empson Welsh Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1934; student, University Indiana, 1934-1936; Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1937.
Since practiced in, Vincennes and Indianapolis. United States attorney Southern district Indiana, 1950-1951. Representative Knox County, Indiana General Assembly, 1941-1943.
Member Indiana Senate from Knox and Daviess counties, 1955-1959. Democratic floor leader, 1957, 59. Governor Indiana, 1961-1965.
Chairman United States section International Joint Commission United States and Canada, 1966-1970. Co-chairman Indiana Constitutional Revision Commission Democratic National Committeeman from Indiana, 1964-1966. Democratic nominee Governor Indiana, 1972.
Former trustee Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, Christian Church Foundation. Trustee Vincennes University, John A. Hartford Foundation, Indianapolis Foundation Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve. Member American Bar Association, Indiana, Knox County, Marion County bar associations, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon.
Married Virginia Homann, September 25, 1937. Children: Kathryn and Janet (twins).